2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L13 - L19

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational, successful, and dedicated practitioner with proven senior management experience to lead the school. The successful candidate will need to have a proven track record of improving achievement and raising standards and expectations. They will need to be inclusive, a good team player and leader, with strong communication skills. They will need to be committed to promoting the Christian and alternative religions of the school and be ‘child-centred’ and ever mindful of the fact that Edleston Primary School is first choice for EAL parents within Crewe and has a high percentage of EAL children. We believe that this is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual who shares our vision of excellence and is committed to providing a high quality, broad and enriching educational experience for all pupils, within our strong family ethos. Edleston Primary School is a highly successful school graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

We are looking for:

  • Energy and vision to develop the school’s present academic achievements.
  • Experience and ability to develop excellent school management which will ensure continuing staff development, sound governance, effective budget control.
  • Proven leadership skills with which to motivate and inspire our children, staff, and community.
  • Innovative ways to give our children life skills within a broad educational experience.
  • Passion and commitment to improve outcomes for all our children and to nurture the whole development of every child.
  • The ability to build strong partnerships with all stakeholders.
  • The conviction to lead the school in its mission to offer an excellent education within the ethos of ‘Care for Everyone’ based on Christian principles.
  • A proven track record of achievement which demonstrates positive impact and improved outcomes.

Thorough and proven teaching and learning experience within the Primary Phase

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • An inclusive, progressive school with a track record of strong academic success.
  • A dedicated, committed, and caring team of outstanding practitioners.
  • Happy, friendly, and hardworking children who are proud of their school.
  • A supportive team of dedicated governors and an engaged parent community.
  • Strong and close relationships with the local churches and local community.
  • A valuable partnership with neighbouring primary and secondary schools.
  • The opportunity to enhance your career by making a difference and positive impact on our school through your input as Headteacher.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subjected to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applying for the job

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Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to schoolgovernanceeast@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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About Edleston Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01270 910325

Situated in the heart of Crewe – a town with a rich heritage and major opportunities for development and growth – Edleston Primary is a Group 2 school with 212 children on roll (30 pupil entry). The school is located in a closely connected urban area with our own private school playing field and all-weather pitch.

Arranging a visit to Edleston Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@edleston.cheshire.sch.uk.

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